Polkadot Weekly News April 26, 2021

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  • (Acala) Karura Integrates Chainlink Price Feeds for Acala’s Kusama-based DeFi Hub.
  • (Apron) Apron Network to partner with Cere Network to improve decentralized customer data integrations.
  • (Bifrost) How to Buy BFC and BiFi.
  • (Bit.country) A Metaverse for Social Impact? My Interview with the Creators of Bit.Country.
  • (ChainX) ChainX XBTC 2.0 Testnet Phase One: Completed.
  • (ChainX) Basic Principles of PlatDot Cross-chain.
  • (Crust) Kusama Parachain Auction Plan | Crust Network.
  • (Darwina) GamyFi gaming platform and Darwinia Network have formed a strategic partnership to jointly explore Defi+NFT applications.
  • (Darwina) Clover Finance x Darwinia Network|Jointly exploring standard protocols for cross-chain interaction of heterogeneous chains.
  • (Equilibrium) What You Missed At Equilibrium’s PLO AMA.
  • (Equilibrium) What You Need To Know About Our Kusama Lockdrop.
  • (Equilibrium) Deposits Are Closed For Our Token Swap!
  • (Genesis Shard) Introducing the Genvengers Program.
  • (Kylin) MILC Partners with Kylin Network.
  • (Litentry) Litentry Partners with Standard Protocol to Improve IDO Whitelist Selection Process.
  • (Patract Labs) Standard Protocol partners with Patract.
  • (Patract Labs) SubDAO X Patract | Collaborate to Promote the DAO Development of Polkadot.
  • (Patract Labs) Bifrost joins the Patract Open Platform and will integrate Wasm contract functionality.
  • (Plasm) Creating a DEX in the Plasm ecosystem.
  • (Plasm) Plasm Network and Bondly to Expand Strategic Partnership.
  • (Polkaswap) PSWAP Rules Everything Around Me: Three Pathways to Polkaswap Rewards.
  • (Polkalokr) Polkalokr partners with DIA.
  • (Polkalokr) Retrospective Roadmap.
  • (Polkalokr) Polkalokr Forms a Strategic Partnership with Kylin Network.
  • (Reef Finance) Reef Chain Mainnet — The Blockchain for Next-Gen DeFi DApps — Coming in May.
  • (Raze Network) Introduction Red Kite, a cutting-edge launchpad by PolkaFoundry.
  • (Raze Network) Raze Network and PolkaFoundry Joint Hand to Bring the E2E Privacy Layer to DeFi dApps in PolkaFoundry Ecosystem through Efficient Sigma Bullets.
  • (Raze Network) PolkaFoundry Advisor Spotlight — Eric Su, CEO, Exnetwork Capital.
  • (RioDefi) RioChain Now Accessible on Polkadot.js.org.
  • (SpiderDAO) SpiderDAO launches LaU (Liquidity as Utility) partnership program with Unido.
  • (Stafi) Liquid Staking Solution rKSM Has Been Live on Mainnet.
  • (TrustBase) FAQ about ordinary users participating in TrustBase slot auctions.
  • (Trustbase) Huobi Pool becomes TrustBase super node and supports TrustBase for slot auction.
  • (Trustbase) TrustBase and HECO reached a cooperation to the development of ecological projects.

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Polkadot Referenda Bounties and Motions

  • #19 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue has executed.
  • #21 Increase validator amount by 3 each era every era for 234 eras which would add 702 new validators has started.

Kusama Referenda Bounties and Motions

  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.
  • #288 CryptoLocally Kusama Integration Proposal has executed.
  • #289 High Performance Public Infrastructure (Ongoing Costs for Q2 2021) has executed.

Dates of Note

  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 21.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Start of the next referendum voting period.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Start of the next spending period.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • May 26, 22:30 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 21 if passed.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q2 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q2 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.
  • Q3 2021: Secure Protected Runtime Execution Enclaves release.

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Polkadot Weekly News April 19, 2021

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Polkadot Referenda Bounties and Motions

  • #19 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue.
  • #21 Increase validator amount by 3 each era every era for 234 eras which would add 702 new validators has started.
  • #75 Patract’s treasury proposal for Redspot v0.4 (Wasm contract scaffold) has executed.
  • #76 ZKValidator’s Polkadot privacy-focused event has executed.
  • Polkadot Brand Update Immersion Phase.

Kusama Referenda Bounties and Motions

  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.
  • #106 – Runtime v2030 on Kusama has executed.
  • #288 CryptoLocally Kusama Integration Proposal.
  • #289 High Performance Public Infrastructure (Ongoing Costs for Q2 2021).
  • #4 Bounty Proposal: Kusama Council Alert App.
  • #2 Bounty Proposal: Sub-Bounties Extension Implementation has been claimed.
  • #286 Proposing Mario (Polkastats) as curator for bounty 4: Kusama Council Alert App has executed.

Dates of Note

  • April 20, 7:44 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 75.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 21.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Start of the next referendum voting period.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Start of the next spending period.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • May 26, 22:30 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 21 if passed.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q2 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q2 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.
  • Q3 2021: Secure Protected Runtime Execution Enclaves release.

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Polkadot Weekly News April 12, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #19 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue.
  • #21 Increase validator amount by 3 each era every era for 234 eras which would add 702 new validators has started.
  • #74 Milestone 2 of Governance-focused Mobile App for all Substrate-based networks has executed.

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.
  • #75 Patract’s treasury proposal for Redspot v0.4 (Wasm contract scaffold).

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.
  • #285 – Runtime v2030 on Kusama has executed.

Dates of Note

  • April 13, 13:34 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 19.
  • April 13, 13:34 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 19 if passed.
  • April 14, 13:49 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
  • April 19, 7:44 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 75
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 21.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Start of the next referendum voting period.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Start of the next spending period.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • May 26, 22:30 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 21 if passed.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q2 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q2 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q2 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q2 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.
  • Q3 2021: Secure Protected Runtime Execution Enclaves release.

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  • (Tether): Tether’s USDT to Launch on Kusama With Polkadot to Follow.
  • (Cardano): Cardano Creator Charles Hoskinson Teases String of Big Events – Here’s What To Watch For.
  • (Ethereum): Vitalik Buterin: Sharding Is Future Of Ethereum Scalability.

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Polkadot Weekly News April 5, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #19 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue.
  • #21 Increase validator amount by 3 each era every era for 234 eras which would add 702 new validators has started.
  • #71 PolkaWorld treasury proposal: a website development for Chinese Community has executed.
  • #73 OpenSquare’s treasury proposal for doTreasury polkadot integration has executed.

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.

Dates of Note

  • April 6, 13:36 UTC: Start of new staking era.
  • April 8, 1:31 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
  • April 13, 13:34 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 19.
  • April 13, 13:34 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 19 if passed.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 21.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Start of the next referendum voting period.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Start of the next spending period.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • May 26, 22:30 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 21 if passed.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q2 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q2 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q2 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q2 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.
  • Q3 2021: Secure Protected Runtime Execution Enclaves release.

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Polkadot Weekly News March 29, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #19 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue.
  • #71 PolkaWorld treasury proposal: a website development for Chinese Community.
  • #72 Polkaregistry: proposal for a new more decentralized identity registrar for Polkadot has executed.

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.

Dates of Note

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  • ACALA | DeFi Hub | Parachain Slot Auction | Crowdloan | Polkadot | Kusama | Karura | ComposableWith.

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Polkadot Weekly News March 22, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #70 Upgrade of Polkadot runtime to v29 has executed.
  • #19 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue.
  • #71 PolkaWorld treasury proposal: a website development for Chinese Community.
  • #72 Polkaregistry: proposal for a new more decentralized identity registrar for Polkadot.

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #276 Treasury Proposal – High Performance Public Infrastructure (Milestone 2) has executed.
  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.

Dates of Note

  • March 23, 15:36 UTC: Start of a new staking era.
  • March 24, 16:45 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
  • March 29, 8:09 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 71.
  • March 29, 11:02 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 72.
  • March 31, 22:31 UTC: Voting ends on referendum 18.
  • March 31, 22:31 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
  • April 4, 11:45 UTC: Start of next spending period.
  • April 4: Voting ends on topics for the next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 18.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q2 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q2 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q2 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q2 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.
  • Q3 2021: Secure Protected Runtime Execution Enclaves release.

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Polkadot Weekly News March 15, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #67 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue has executed.
  • #68 SubstraTEE Scalability M8.3 has executed.
  • #70 Upgrade of Polkadot runtime to v29.

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #276 Treasury Proposal – High Performance Public Infrastructure (Milestone 2)
  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.

Dates of Note

  • March 16, 15:36 UTC: Start of a new staking era
  • March 17, 11:29 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
  • March 22, 12:43 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 70.
  • March 31, 22:31 UTC: Voting ends on referendum 18.
  • March 31, 22:31 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
  • April 4, 22:29 UTC: Start of next spending period.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 18.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q2 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q2 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q2 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q2 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.
  • Q3 2021: Secure Protected Runtime Execution Enclaves release.

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Polkadot Weekly News March 8, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #16 Increase number of active validators to 599 failed.
  • #65 Stylo – an offline wallet based on Parity Signer executed.
  • #67 Cancellation of Proposal 10 on Proposals queue.
  • #68 SubstraTEE Scalability M8.3.

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #72 Treasury Proposal – High Performance Public Infrastructure (Milestone 2).
  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.
  • #103 Now is not the Time; Vote Against This Proposal has failed.
  • #3 Mobile Signers / Injectors / Walletconnect equivalent has become active.
  • #104 A registrar service on Kusama focusing on automatic verifications has started.

Dates of Note

  • March 10, 19:31 UTC: Start of next spending period.
  • March 11, 10:42 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 67.
  • March 11, 19:31 UTC: Start of next spending period.
  • March 11, 8:48 UTC: Voting ends on council motion 68.
  • March 31, 22:31 UTC: Voting ends on referendum 18.
  • March 31, 22:31 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
  • April 28, 22:31 UTC: Potential dispatch of referendum 18.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q1 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q1 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q1 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q1 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.

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Polkadot Weekly News March 1, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #16 Increase number of active validators to 599.
  • #65 Stylo – an offline wallet based on Parity Signer

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #72 Treasury Proposal – High Performance Public Infrastructure (Milestone 2)
  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.
  • #271 slash forgiveness for era 1898 has executed.
  • #103 Now is not the Time; Vote Against This Proposal.
  • #3 Mobile Signers / Injectors / Walletconnect equivalent.

Dates of Note

  • March 3, 19:37 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
  • March 3, 19:37 UTC: Voting ends for referendum 16.
  • March 3, 19:37 UTC: Election of the new council candidates.
  • March 11, 19:37 UTC: Start of next spending period
  • March 31, 18:45 UTC: Dispatch of referendum 16 if passed.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q1 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q1 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q1 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q1 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.

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Polkadot Weekly News February 22, 2021

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Polkadot Core

Polkadot Referenda and Motions

  • #16 Increase number of active validators to 599.
  • #62 Upgrade of Polkadot Runtime to v28 has executed.

Polkadot Bounties

Polkadot Proposals 

  • #13 Lawyer to Verify Legal Names.
  • #2 Set the new runtime code.
  • #4 Increase the number of Validators to 299.
  • #5 Increase the number of Validators to 399.
  • #6 Increase the number of Validators to 499.
  • #10 Send a call through an indexed pseudonym of the sender.

Kusama Proposals and Referenda

  • #72 Treasury Proposal – High Performance Public Infrastructure (Milestone 2)
  • #76 Proposal: Parachain Lease Offering Dashboard.

Dates of Note

  • February 28: 17:51 UTC: Election of new council candidates.
  • February 28: Proposals to participate in the next Polkadot Decoded are due.
  • March 3, 17:45 UTC: Start of next referendum voting period.
  • March 11, 17:45 UTC: Start of next spending period
  • March 31, 18:45 UTC: Dispatch of referendum 16 if passed.
  • May 20: The next Polkadot Decoded event.
  • June 23, 15:00 UTC Substrate Seminar by Bill Laboon.
  • Q1 2021: Bitcoin is coming to Polkadot (PolkaBTC).
  • Q1 2021: Ethereum bridge is coming to Polkadot.
  • Q1 2021: Kusama Parachain relsease.
  • Q1 2021: Polkadot Parachain release.

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